Health and Safety Regional Lead - (North of England)

  • Job Reference: VPA34F30E9
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: SCL Education Group
  • Location: Remote
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Come to work at SCL, have fun, feel inspired and be inspiring! Every single person who works at SCL is making a difference in our local communities and having a huge impact on children and young people's lives.   
Founded in 1999, SCL is the UK's largest provider of education and skills training within the sports and active childcare sector working with grassroots Academies through to Premiership Football Clubs such as West Ham Foundation, Premiership Rugby, and Elite Cricket Clubs, positively impacting the future prospects of children and young people.  
When you join us, you will see that working for us is more than just a job - you will be part of a team who have built a highly successful, fast-growing business. 

Main purpose of Position

Leading the way and promoting SCL's vision to ensure that every learner and staff, learn and work in safe and healthy environments.

Taking ownership of safety across the various divisions and provide highly effective and 
timely health and safety support and advice to our site teams, learners and management staff. 

The role is Remote and involves regular travel around the North of England  (50-60% travel).

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Provide expert H&S advice and support to sites and teams in a timely manner.
Provide H&S induction to new employees including writing and delivering specific H&S awareness training to site teams.
Carry out risk assessment of all divisions main tasks and activities ensuring the highlighting of risks and controls as well as any additional actions required, persons responsible and timeframe for completion.
Support sites to complete site H&S due diligence and ensure appropriate documentation is provided/available.
Carry out safety inspections and audits, actively participating in and supporting joint audits with CMs/RMs, coach and feedback where inconsistency is seen.
Lead on serious accident investigation across all sites, ascertain root cause, and remedial actions suggested plus actions taken. Follow up as and when required including and especially where enforcement is involved.
Submit RIDDORs in a timely manner and maintain proper record.
Liaise with and manage communication with enforcement, ensuring appropriate record of all communication and case outcome is kept.
Support sites with food safety registration. Provide support to sites with improvements and arrange a re-rating where required.
Support new sites with H&S onboarding including visiting the sites, advising on meeting SCL's standards and attend onboarding meetings.
Support other departments with H&S needs including and not limited to PEEPs, Person-Specific RA, New & Expectant mothers RA, Reasonable adjustment and any other H&S related matter.
Support the H&S team with engagement activities designed to improve our safety culture.
Partake in the development of policies, processes and requirements documentation, reviews and training.

Please note that this job description is current as at the date shown above. In consultation with you, it is liable to change to reflect changes in the job.

The safety and welfare of children is paramount to SCL, all applicants will be subject to thorough background checks to ensure their suitability to work with children. These will include, but are not limited to; reference checks, police checks, DBS checks and qualification checks.

SCL are an inclusive employer. We will endeavor to meet your needs to ensure that you have equal opportunities during the interview process. Therefore, If you are neurodivergent, have a learning difficulty, or disabled, please let us know in advance of your in